28 Jul, 2020

Primary Teacher Librarian T-6

  • Wollondilly Anglican College
  • Tahmoor NSW, Australia
Full time Education & Training

Job Description

Primary Teacher Librarian T-6

(to commence in 2021)

The successful applicant will be registered with the New South Wales Educational Standards (NESA) and be accredited as Provisional, Proficient or an Experienced Teacher and also hold a recognised Teacher Librarian qualification, or relevant experience. The Primary Teacher Librarian will be responsible to the Headmaster through the Deputy Headmaster and the Director of Teaching and Learning T-6 and will also work closely with the College Library Coordinator on matters pertaining to the Libraries. They will be expected to teach Primary Library lessons and additional RFF classes as required, with an understanding of the NESA T-6 Curriculum. Ability and willingness to use a variety of teaching and learning techniques and to extend and provide for students according to their individual gifts and ambitions are essential.

 

The College has developed a reputation for five academic and pastoral distinctives –

  • Education within a Christian framework
  • The Pursuit of Excellence, particularly academic excellence, supported by Sport and the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Pride in Belonging
  • Community engagement and involvement
  • Development of Christian morals, standards & ethics in students (A Second Education)

 

In order to achieve these distinctives the College has developed an Educational Framework which aims for a Wollondilly student to be:

  • Purpose Driven
  • A Motivated Learner
  • Cared for and Caring
  • Self-Regulatory
  • Future Focused

 

The successful applicant would be committed to the development of these distinctives and their associated framework.

 

Personal skills, attributes and expectations:

It is expected that the Primary Teacher Librarian will:

  • Be an active Christian who is involved in a local church
  • Be a team player who fosters staff cooperation and commitment
  • Exercise leadership with integrity, loyalty and honesty
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Board of Studies Primary curriculum
  • Display organisational and communication skills
  • Be committed to collaboration across all levels within the College community
  • Be committed to the use of educational technology in the classroom and beyond
  • Demonstrate a passion for continuous learning and the development of that passion in others
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check

Areas of responsibility:

Administration

  • Assist in the operation of the Primary Libraries as they grow
  • Assist with the Primary Library Stocktake
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of regulatory documentation
  • Assist with Transition to Year 6 Primary Library events
  • Model for students and staff locating, accessing and evaluating information
  • Efficiently operate the Library Management System, Clickview, and subscription databases
  • Assist with selecting, accessioning and cataloguing resources
  • Continue existing Library Monitor program
  • Assist with implementing and promoting the Premier’s Reading Challenge

Teaching and Learning

  • Deliver quality Primary Library lessons to T-6 incorporating Library skills, research skills, online resource evaluation and literature appreciation.
  • Work with T-6 staff in the delivery of quality teaching programs
  • Additional RFF teaching as required

Strong personal presence at College community events and functions

Other roles as determined by the Headmaster

Applications should include a reference or referee details from the Minister of the Church they currently attend.

For more information, please head to www.wac.nsw.edu.au/employment

Applications close Sunday, 16 August 2020

Closing Date

Sunday, 16 August 2020

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